On Lake Superior in a leaky 14-foot boat with one of the U.P.’s big men in fishing … can it get any better?
Bill Duckwall loves taking people out onto Lake Superior and running his boat along the coastline near Marquette. In fact, he would run strictly a tour business if he could, but many people want something to do during the cruise. more »
We love small mom-and-pop resorts with cabins near the water with lots of heart but not a lot of fancy stuff. Owners of these comfortable-fit resorts tell us what keeps their customers coming back and about their future. Here's the Michigan story. more »
When the White Star Line’s new ocean liner Titanic steamed for New York City on Sunday, April 14, 1912, it carried about 30 passengers heading for Lake Superior communities. At least nine survived the disaster to unfold that night. more »
It took Bob Barron five years, countless permit and a barge to remove a 20-ton copper chunk from the bottom of Lake Superior and move it to its home at the A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum on the campus of Michigan Technological University. more »
Jun 23, 2002 in Natural World